Associate Producer, The Journal Editorial Report

Role Purpose:  

This position is responsible for booking and producing 1 hour of taped programming per week for the Journal Editorial Report. Candidates must show interest in political and business news and is willing to work a Wednesday through Sunday schedule

Job Duties:

  • Finding the best guests possible for news stories
  • Generate booking names for breaking news stories
  • Coordinate remotes and guest segments
  • Ensure guests are in studio on time and ready for air
  • Handle booking logistics
  • Write segments
  • Pitching unique stories, researching and compiling pre-interview packets

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience in television production producing segments and booking guest in a live show environment
  • Strong political and business news rolodex
  • Thorough knowledge of American politics and business news
  • Strong writing skills 
  • Strong research and reporting skills
  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced journalism
  • the ability to work under intense deadline pressure in the control room
  • Breaking news experience 

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered 
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
  • Must be willing to work in NYC 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics:

  • Able to react to breaking news with instant programming ideas. 
  • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television.
  • Proficiency using iNews

Description of Organization:  FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news.  A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

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